July 23, 2014- A pedestrian accident leaves one woman dead, in Merced. The hit and run collision took place on Wednesday, before 1 AM.
Merced County sheriff’s deputies arrived at the scene of the deadly crash to find, 47 year old, Gloria Wescott, of Atwater. She was lying in the median of the eastbound lanes of Santa Fe Drive, near Business Park Way.
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Officers reported that the evidence showed that Wescott was hit by a vehicle while trying to cross the street. The vehicle fled the scene of the accident. Investigators are looking for a teal or green sedan, or pickup truck.